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Seven International Federations Awarded GAISF Observer Status
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Seven International Federations Awarded GAISF Observer Status

LAUSANNE. 2nd October 2017 – The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) today announced the first International Federations to achieve Observer Status. They are: World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) World Dodgeball Association (WDA) Federation for International FootGolf (FIFG) International Union of Kettlebell Lifting (IUKL) International Federation of (Match)Poker (IFP) International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF) International Table […]

AIMS at the SportAccord IF Forum 2016
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AIMS at the SportAccord IF Forum 2016

AIMS members are geared up and ready for the Annual SportAccord International Federation (IF) Forum 2016 from November 9-11, at the Royal Savoy Hotel in Lausanne. This will be the 10th edition of an IF Forum, that has over the years been a gathering of great value to international sports federations. The forum has provided […]

New SportAccord Council Appointed in Lausanne
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New SportAccord Council Appointed in Lausanne

  The SportAccord Council met by tele-conference on Wednesday, 27 July 2016. The meeting was chaired by newly elected President, Mr. Patrick Baumann and confirmed the appointment of new Members to the SportAccord Council as proposed by its stakeholders: Mr. P. Baumann, FIBA Secretary General, (ASOIF) Ms. K. Caithness, WCF President, (AIOWF) Ms. M. Casado, […]

Combat Sports meeting in Lausanne
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Combat Sports meeting in Lausanne

An important meeting was held in Lausanne between the 16 IOC and/or SportAccord Combat sports to discuss continued cooperation for mutual benefits, with further discussions on the Combat Games. The IOC was represented by IOC Sports Director Kit McConnell and Head of Stakeholder Relations, Jennifer Mann, SportAccord Convention was represented by Nis Hatt, and  AIMS President […]

SportAccord President meets AIMS Members in Bangkok
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SportAccord President meets AIMS Members in Bangkok

It was a special honour for two SportAccord and AIMS International Sporting Federations, the International Sepaktakraw Federation and the International Federation Muaythai Amateur, meeting SportAccord President, Mr Patrick Baumann. The meeting happened as part of Mr. Baumann’s visit to Bangkok with the AIMS President, where he also met with IFMA President Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan and IFMA […]

SportAccord President visits AIMS President
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SportAccord President visits AIMS President

A special meeting took place in Bangkok between the newly elected SportAccord President, Mr Patrick Baumann, an IOC Member and also the FIBA Secretary General. Mr Baumann paid a visit to AIMS President and IFMA Secretary General Mr Stephan Fox, who congratulated the new SportAccord president on his election and in turn, Mr Baumann extended […]

IOC President opens SportAccord IF Forum
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IOC President opens SportAccord IF Forum

The IOC President, Dr Thomas Bach opened the SportAccord IF Forum 2015 with a record number of international sports federations in attendance. This year’s conference programme is focused on governance and sport and has been developed in close cooperation with the International Olympic Committee and the SportAccord Convention stakeholders. The event was by invitation only […]

AIMS Council meets in Lausanne
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AIMS Council meets in Lausanne

The AIMS council convened for an important meeting before the SportAccord Extraordinary Congress to discuss strategy and a combined stance. Special guest FIAS President, Vasily Shestakov, who attended the meeting also invited all AIMS members for a FIAS sponsored dinner. AIMS President Stephan Fox made a detailed report on all the recent developments of AIMS […]

AIMS In full force at SportAccord’s Extraordinary Congress
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AIMS In full force at SportAccord’s Extraordinary Congress

The 109 world recognised full member International Sport Federations and Associate members convened in Lausanne for the Extraordinary General Assembly for SportAccord.  The meeting was chaired by the President of the AOIWF (Winter Olympics) and Chariman of SportAccord Mr Gian-Franco Kasper and attended by special guest President of ASOIF (Summer Olympics) and SportAccord Convention Mr […]

SportAccord agrees with principle of merging with SportAccord Convention
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SportAccord agrees with principle of merging with SportAccord Convention

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – At the Extraordinary General Assembly of SportAccord held at the Hotel Royal Savoy in Lausanne, Switzerland on Wednesday 11th November, the members decided by large majority to authorise the SportAccord Council to negotiate with the Board of the SportAccord Convention to merge the organisations into one body. In spring 2016 the General […]